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University of Maryland, College Park

Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences

College Park, MD

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Overview

University of Maryland, College Park / Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences is located in College Park, MD.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Language pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Speech
Master of Arts (MA) Speech
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Language pathology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Audiology
Doctor of Audiology (Au D) Hearing and speech sciences
Master of Arts (MA) Audiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Neuroscience

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Written and oral exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

385
Applied
72
Accepted
21
Enrolled
19%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.5

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

94
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.19%
Black or African American 3.19%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.19%
Unknown 3.19%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Faculty

33
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 14
Male (3)
Female (30)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Speech perception, language acquisition, bilingualism, hearing loss
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
734,130

Location & Contact

Address College Park, MD  20742
United States
Contact Dr. Nan B. Bernstein-Ratner
Chair
Email: nratner@umd.edu
Phone: 301-405-4217
Fax: 301-314-2023